JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – An exhausted swimmer was rescued from the Atlantic Ocean on Saturday off Hanna Park, according to the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department.
A JFRD spokesman said the pediatric patient was transported to the hospital.
The child’s age, gender and condition were not released.
News of the ocean rescue came just an hour after News4JAX learned a missing swimmer’s body had been found in the Fort George Inlet off Huguenot Memorial Park.
Just after 11 a.m. Saturday, JaxReady, the official Twitter for the city’s emergency preparedness division, posted a red flag warning for dangerous ocean conditions, warning swimmers not to get in the water Saturday.
RED FLAG WARNING - HIGH HAZARD / DANGEROUS OCEAN CONDITIONS. Swimmers should not go in the water. In case of emergencies, call 911.— JaxReady (@JaxReady) April 23, 2022